Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 859

KJV Translation Count — 42x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hope (22), wait (12), tarry (3), trust (2), variant (2), stayed (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to wait, hope, expect
a. (Niphal) to wait
b. (Piel)
1. to wait, await, tarry
2. to wait for, hope for
c. (Hiphil) to wait, tarry, wait for, hope for

Strong's Definitions

yachal, yaw-chal'; a primitive root; to wait; by implication, to be patient, hope: — (cause to, have, make to) hope, be pained, stay, tarry, trust, wait.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he H3176 yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.


And thou shalt go down before me to Gilgal; and, behold, I will come down unto thee, to offer burnt offerings, and to sacrifice sacrifices of peace offerings: seven days shalt thou H3176, till I come to thee, and shew thee what thou shalt do.


And he tarried seven days, according to the set time that Samuel had appointed: but Samuel came not to Gilgal; and the people were scattered from him.


Then said Joab, I may not H3176 thus with thee. And he took three darts in his hand, and thrust them through the heart of Absalom, while he was yet alive in the midst of the oak.


And while he yet talked with them, behold, the messenger came down unto him: and he said, Behold, this evil is of the LORD; what should I H3176 for the LORD any longer?


What is my strength, that I should H3176? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?


Though he slay me, yet will I H3176 in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.


If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I H3176, till my change come.


Unto me men gave ear, and H3176ed, and kept silence at my counsel.


And they H3176ed for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.


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